The Hierarchy of Activism

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I use social media a lot and incorporate it into my brand of activism. I try to stay “plugged in” and on the pulse of what’s current in the world of disability rights. My interests often tend to pique a bit more at the nexus of race and gender. There are many different brands of activism because the disability community is composed of so many varied experiences. I can’t tell you how much interacting with like-minded folks and folks who may not be in the know at all -locally and across the globe has benefited my activism and helped raise awareness through technology alone.

The internet has revolutionized advocacy efforts for disability community. Many of us who have access and  have basic computer skills can comment, share, “like” and/or “follow” etc all from wherever it is that you have a WiFi or dial-up connection (yes, there are a small number…

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